Diesel Mechanic Program at Florence - Darlington Technical College (FDTC)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 003990
  • Phone: (843) 661-8324

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  • Phone: (843) 661-8289

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Diesel Mechanic Program

The diesel mechanic program at Florence - Darlington Technical College prepares students for careers in heavy equipment maintenance, locomotive maintenance, over-the-road truck maintenance, fleet maintenance, dealership service, and aftermarket parts development. The program focuses on applying technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain diesel engines in vehicles, as well as stationary diesel engines in electrical generators and related equipment. Program courses include: engine maintenance systems, engines, power trains, and fluid, power, and electrical systems. Get more details below including other South Carolina colleges that offer diesel mechanic program.

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Students Enrolled in the Diesel Mechanic Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. FDTC offers an associate's degree program in diesel mechanic.

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male14
Female0

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
White14

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Diesel Mechanic program at Florence - Darlington Technical College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

  • Description:

    Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul buses and trucks, or maintain and repair any type of diesel engines. Includes mechanics working primarily with automobile or marine diesel engines.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 14.5% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Florence, SC
      • Total Employment: 190
      • Average Hourly Rate: $16.94
      • Average Annual Salary: $35,230

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Diesel Mechanic Programs in South Carolina

Diesel Mechanic programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College

Orangeburg, SC
Type: Community College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Auto Mechanic (C)
  • Diesel Mechanic (C)
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Greenville Technical College

Greenville, SC
Type: Community College

25 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Auto Body (C)
  • Auto Mechanic (C)
  • Diesel Mechanic (C)